Articles matching "occupiers' liability"
Seema Bains Partner in DWF's London office and Nigel Lewers of 12 King's Bench Walk acted for an employer and their insurers, in what we believe to be the first reported case to consider the…Read more
James Lee reports on the successful defence of an occupiers' liability claim which involved a claimant falling at a restaurant. The case highlights the important 2016 Court of Appeal decision in…Read more
Lawful visitors who have been expressly invited onto premises can become trespassers if they choose not to use the premises for the way in which they are invited to do so. Sheryl Bignell reports on…Read more
The Court of Appeal has revisited the meaning of reasonable foreseeability in the context of claims brought under the Occupiers’ Liability Act 1957. Taking a practical approach, the Court has found…Read more
In this important judgment for local authorities, other occupiers and their insurers, the Court of Appeal allowed London Borough of Sutton’s appeal against a finding of primary liability for its…Read more
On 13 April 2011, whilst visiting Carisbrooke Castle on the Isle of Wight, a 60 year old grandfather fell into a dry moat and suffered a serious head injury. In English Heritage v Taylor the Court of…Read more
Liz Harrison and Perry Hill review the recent case of Butcher v Southend-on Sea Borough Council (2014) in which the Court of Appeal considered whether the existence of a system of inspection was…Read more